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White-pinion Spotted
Lomographa bimaculata (Fabricius, 1775)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1957 / 70.279
Photo © Peter Hall

Similar West Midlands Species: None
Forewing: 13-14mm.
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Blackthorn, Hawthorns, rose family
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1

A fairly common resident that has expanded its range considerably since the 1980s.

A species of woodland, scrub, hedgerows as well as urban and suburban gardens.

Overwinters as a pupa. Can be disturbed during the day and later flies from dusk and comes to light.

Recorded in 88 (63%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1955.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
11/07/2019136SO34 - Moccas & Eardisley
23/06/2019136SO65 - Bromyard & Brockhampton Estate
02/06/2019139SK11 - Alrewas/Kings Bromley
01/06/2019140SJ60 - Coalbrookdale/Brosley
01/06/2019139SJ90 - Fordhouses/Wolverhampton
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